State Laws & Regulations in Vermont


Specifically permitted Sparklers less than 14” long with no more than 20 grams of pyrotechnic mixture. Novelty sparkling items limited to snakes, party poppers, glow worms, smoke devices, string poppers, snappers, or drop pops with no more than 0.25 grains of explosive mixture, and that are in compliance with CPSC regulations.
Specifically prohibited Firecrackers, skyrockets, roman candles, torpedoes, and daygo bombs.
Display permit Apply to local authorities at least 15 days before display date.
Insurance No amount specified in state law but may be required by local authorities.
Operator No license specifically required in state law but display must be under competent operator approved by local authorities in area where display is to be held.

Department of Fire Safety

Division of Fire Safety

1311 US Route 302-Berlin, Suite 600

Barre, VT 05641-2351

Phone: 604-364-1081

Email: [email protected]

LAW NUMBER Acts of General Assembly No. 93, 1953

American Pyrotechnics Association